Man shot, killed in Antioch Tuesday night, police detain three people following car chase

By Tom Fuhrmann, Antioch Police Investigations Bureau Sergeant

The Antioch Police are currently investigating a homicide that occurred on Hudson Court.

On Monday, February 2, 2015 at 11:18 PM, an Antioch Police Officer on patrol heard a gunshot and almost immediately saw a vehicle driving away from the area of Hudson Court with no lights. The officer initiated a traffic stop and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The pursuit ended as the fleeing vehicle crashed into the garage of a house in the 1700 block of Mahogany Way.

Nobody was injured as a result of the accident into the house. Officers checked the area from where the gunshot was heard and discovered the body of an adult male who was pronounced dead at the scene from an apparent gunshot wound. Three occupants from the vehicle have been detained for questioning related to the homicide.

No further information will be released at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Det. Colley with the Antioch Police Department at (925) 779-6922. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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